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Canning Stock Route: A Traveller’s Guide

Gard, Ronele, 1940- ; Gard, Eric, 1942-
ISBN: 0958671516Categories: , ,


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(Most up to date) 3rd edition. A very detailed guide to the Canning Stock Route through the desert interior of Western Australia, with a detailed history of the route. The route runs from Wiluna to Halls Creek and is the most remote and longest track in Australia.

Includes a chapter called “Aborigines and the Canning Stock Route” and references to Indigenous people, history and culture throughout; Billiluna – Mindibungu Community; Balgo Community – Wirrumanu.

xviii, 546 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 22 cm.  #310522 Previous ed. published in 1995. [Prev owner’s annotations on “Notes” pages at back of book.]

Stock routes — Western Australia — Guidebooks.  |  Transport – Road – Roads and tracks.  |  Art – Rock art.  |  Water supply – Wells and bores.  |  Literature and stories – Non indigenous – Poetry.  |  Sites – Surveys.  |  Outstations / Homelands movement.  |  Habitation – Camps – Fieldwork, survey etc.  |  Race relations – Racism.  |  Race relations – Violent – Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. – 1901-  |  Settlement and contacts – Settlers.  |  Occupations – Pastoral industry workers.  |  Geology.  |  Plants.  |  Transport – Pack.  |  Animals.  |  Transport – Vehicles – Four wheel drive.  |  Sites – Sites of significance.  |  Putijarra people (A54) (WA SG51-02)  |  Animals – Mammals – Cattle.  |  Canning Stock Route (W.A.) — Guidebooks.  |  Western Australia — Guidebooks.  |  Canning Stock Route (WA SF51, SG51)  |  Halls Creek (WA East Kimberley SE52-10)  |  Durba Hills (Little Sandy Desert WA SF51-14)  |  Little Sandy Desert (WA SF51, SG51)  |  Sturt Creek (Central WA Tanami Desert SE52-14)  |  Billiluna / Kururrungku (Central WA Tanami Desert SE52-14)  |  Wyndham (WA East Kimberley SD52-14)  |  Great Sandy Desert (WA SE51, SF51)  |  Kumpupirntily / Lake Disappointment (Little Sandy Desert WA SF51-14)  |  Balgo / Wirrimanu (Central WA Tanami Desert SF52-02)  |  Windich Spring (Little Sandy Desert WA SG51-05)  |  Wiluna (Little Sandy Desert WA SG51-09)


Additional Information

AuthorGard, Ronele, 1940- ; Gard, Eric, 1942-
Number of pagesxviii, 546 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 22 cm.
PublisherWestern Desert Guides
Year Published2004 3rd edition
Binding Type


Book Condition

Near Fine

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